Week In Review: Temuera Morrison Talks ‘Boba Fett’, ‘Eclipse’ Backlash, And More

Ready to recap? Each Friday we’ll be creating this collection of all the news, reports, reviews, stories, editorials, podcasts, and more that we posted during the past week, so you can catch up or revisit some of the great content we aim to provide.


Check out some of what you might have missed from this past week (Saturday, Dec. 18 – Friday, Dec. 24). Browse the teasers below and click each story to read more!



Movies / TV

Dec. 23 – Lucasfilm Holiday Gift Lists ‘Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi’ and ‘Visions’ Alongside Other Upcoming Movies and Series

A new leak from Lucasfilm employee gifts may have prematurely announced a new Star Wars series called Tales of the Jedi, as seen in a new set of pictures that have been posted on Reddit. Check out our report.

Dec. 22 – ‘Rogue One’ Animation Supervisor Hal Hickel Goes Deep Into the Process Behind K-2SO and the Battle of Scarif

In a recent interview with ILM’s Publicity Group, Visual Effects Animator Hal Hickel went deep into the making of Rogue One from the visual effects side of things that includes bringing the droid K-2SO to life and creating the epic battle of Scarif.

Dec. 22 – ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Red Carpet Postponed, Will Now Commemorate Finale

The red carpet premiere for the Star Wars Disney Plus series The Book of Boba Fett has been postponed following fears of the Omicron Variant of COVID-19 surging.

Dec. 22 – Dave Filoni, Jon Favreau and Temuera Morrison Talk Boba Fett In ‘Return of a Legend’ Featurette

Dave Filoni, Jon Favreau, and star Temuera Morrison talk about Boba Fett, along with Robert Rodriguez and Ming-Na Wen. The five of them discuss the decision to bring him back and what to expect from the upcoming Disney Plus series.

Dec. 22 – ‘Star Wars Visions: The Duel’ Nominated for Best Television and Media in the 2022 Annie Awards

“The Duel” is being nominated in the Best Television and Media category for general audiences. The 49th Annual Annie Awards will take place on February 26, 2022.

Dec. 21 – Maya Erskine Has Very Small Role in ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’; Calls Deborah Chow an “Amazing Director”

In a recent appearance on a Variety podcast, Erskine was talking about her experience on set, and revealed her part in the series is very small while singing the praises of series director Deborah Chow.

Dec. 20 – New ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Clip Is 40 Uninterrupted Seconds from the First Episode

Check out 40 uninterrupted seconds of footage from the opening minutes of the show released by People.com!

Dec. 19 – New ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ TV Spot Is Here to Talk Business

New 30-second TV spot for The Book of Boba Fett features familiar shots with previously-heard dialogue, but it contains a couple of new frames and lines as well.

Dec. 18 – Jennifer Beals Discusses ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ and How Dave Filoni Helped Her Get Into Character

In a new interview with Variety, actress Jennifer Beals gave a few details about the making of The Book of Boba Fett and discussed her experience with Star Wars.



Podcasts / Videos

Dec. 23 – The Resistance Broadcast – How Adam Driver Could Return to Star Wars

We go over all the ways we think Adam Driver could return to the franchise as Kylo Ren/Ben Solo. We also tackle other topics in our segment Will of the Force, like whether we’ll see an ignited lightsaber at any point in The Book of Boba Fett.

Dec. 20 – The Resistance Broadcast – ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Will Have Big Surprises in Every Episode

We tackle all the new The Book of Boba Fett news to help you be as prepared as possible for the next chapter in live-action Star Wars, including the fact that all footage shown to this point is from the first half of the first episode! We also get into the latest on Andor and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and more!

Dec. 18 – ‘Sith Council’ – A Discussion About the Heroes and Villains of the ‘Star Wars’ Franchise

The Sith Council crew is back this week with a discussion on the many characters of the Star Wars franchise, focusing on the main heroes and villains of all the movies.



Toys / Video Games

Dec. 20 – Backlash of ‘Star Wars Eclipse’ Game Developer Has Led to Social Media Boycott

Reported by various other outlets such as IGN and Gizmodo, the reason for the online boycott and the passionate conversations happening within the gaming sphere stem from accusations that have surfaced in recent years about the apparent toxic environment the employees at Quantic Dream have been reporting, as well as the purported toxic behavior of founder David Cage himself.



Books / Comics / Magazines

Dec. 22 – ‘Star Wars: The High Republic – The Fallen Star’: Marchion Ro’s Plan Revealed in New Excerpt

Chaos is coming to the High Republic. Claudia Gray’s The Fallen Star hits bookstores on January 4, and with it, the beginning of the end to this phase of stories.

Dec. 21 – UPDATE! ‘Star Wars: The High Republic – Mission to Disaster’ Gets Delayed; First Chapter Released

Like the Death Star, someone stole and changed the High Republic plans! Author Justina Ireland took to Twitter to inform that her The High Republic: Mission to Disaster novel has been pushed back a month, from January 4 to February 1.


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Tony Gorick is a self-proclaimed candy connoisseur with a passion for Star Wars and roller coasters. Whether he's working at his friend's arcade or watching classic Saturday morning cartoons, he does so with unsettling enthusiasm.

Tony Gorick

Tony Gorick is a self-proclaimed candy connoisseur with a passion for Star Wars and roller coasters. Whether he's working at his friend's arcade or watching classic Saturday morning cartoons, he does so with unsettling enthusiasm.